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El maíz: history, legend and tradition

Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 52 reviews.Cancún, MexicoPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

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Cooking experience hosted by Fabiola

90 mins
Mexican
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

first we will give the history knowledge and personal knowlegde about the corn culture in the traditional mexican cuisine from a little of the legacy and history of corn to the preparation of typical food. The experience consist we teach them the traditional process of preparing Mexican antojitos (appetizers) , starting with the dough corn elaboration, preparing the molcaje sauce, cooking their food on a firewood grill and the same time you will learning about the types of snacks that exist based on corn dough and tasting a typical meal handmade.
first we will give the history knowledge and personal knowlegde about the corn culture in the traditional mexican cuisine from a little of the legacy and history of corn to the preparation of typical food. The experience consist we teach them the traditional process of preparing Mexican antojitos (appetizers) , starting with the dough corn elaboration, preparing the molcaje sauce, cooking their food on a firewood grill and the same time you will…

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What's included

  • Food
    You will do your favorite mexican antojito for your meal with traditional s...
  • Drinks
    we will give you fresh water made with local fruits.
  • Equipment
    we are ready with all the equiptment that you will need to cook and prepare...
From $32
/ person

Meet your host, Fabiola

Host on Airbnb since 2017
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Hi my name is Fabiola i'm originary from cancun city and i'm a younger student with a great passion for the culture and gastronomy of Mexico!!. I'll really like to transmit to the travelers the more than as i can of my culture, my city and also of the knowledge that I have (I’m not a chef, but have knowledge about the Mexican kitchen)
This experience it’s my best hobbie and my passion! :)
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Where you'll be

The location of this experience is in a principal avenue of Cancun is a urban area close to some local markets where we will previously acquire fresh and regional products for your traditional food.
Our workshop will be in our beautiful roof terrace in my airbnb building terrace where we have the perfect space , the freshness and confort with a cute Mexican decoration.
You will feel in home,
mi casa es tu casa :)

Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 52 reviews.

Kim
March 2020
This was a great experience. Fabi was so sweet and personable! The location can be difficult to find if you catch the bus like we did from the hotel zone. We ended up going a little too far when catching the bus (our Spanish wasn't that great) and she offered for her brother to come pick us up if we wouldn't have found a taxi. I booked this experience mainly for my daughter since I wanted her to experience the culture a bit. Fabi gave us a little history about corn. We got a chance to grind the corn and make tortillas how they do. After which, Fabi put on the grill. They had everything else prepared for us and we got a chance to taste different Mexican dishes. She was very open to telling us how they prepared things and answered all of our questions. I would recommend this experience!
This was a great experience. Fabi was so sweet and personable! The location can be difficult to find if you catch the bus like we did from the hotel zone. We ended up going a littl…
Aria
February 2020
Fabiola was amazing. If you want an authentic experience this is the place to go! We brought a group of 7 for dinner and it was delicious, the food was fresh/flavorful, hosts were extremely warm and knowledgeable, the rooftop was lovely. We learned about the food and culture, laughed, ate, and had drinks. It was a once in a lifetime experience I would go back and definitely recommend it to others. Thank you Fabiola for going out of your way to make us feel welcome!
Fabiola was amazing. If you want an authentic experience this is the place to go! We brought a group of 7 for dinner and it was delicious, the food was fresh/flavorful, hosts were…
Amy
February 2020
Fabiola and her mom were very gracious and welcoming hosts. We had so much fun making our own tortillas, which were delicious. They even provided us with beer and tequila, the latter of which my fiance loved so much that we bought a bottle from them! At the end of the night, Fabiola helped call us a taxi back to our hotel, which was greatly appreciated.
Fabiola and her mom were very gracious and welcoming hosts. We had so much fun making our own tortillas, which were delicious. They even provided us with beer and tequila, the latt…
Marsha
January 2020
What a wonderful experience. The making of and the learning to make was so fabulous. You want the best, then this is your experience.
Alina
January 2020
It was an amazing experience. Fabiola along with her mom are extremely genuine people, their kindness and hospitality has exceeded our expectations. Now for the food, we got to see first hand where tortillas come from and participated in the making of them. I gotta say, it was by far the best food we’ve had during our stay in Cancun. The authentic corn flour tortilla that just came fresh off a wood grill with fresh meet, salsa, and cheese is second to none. This is a must have experience! Definitely on the “do it again” list.
It was an amazing experience. Fabiola along with her mom are extremely genuine people, their kindness and hospitality has exceeded our expectations. Now for the food, we got to see…
Kathryn
January 2020
Our family loved being with Fabiola and her family and friends. Thor was so special singing. But the best was the love share with our family. Thank you so much Fabriola

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    Dietary preferences

    If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.

    Things to know

    Cancellation policy

    Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

    Guest requirements

    Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

    Alcohol

    This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

    More tips

    -This place is in my airbnb rooms building its totally safe. You Can take a bus or taxi to come, i will help you all the times so please if you have any allergy, problem or question contact me

    What to bring

    Repelent

    we have a artesanal souvenirs and drinks to sale.